Overview :A secret Batuk Bhairav Temple dedicated to Kala Bhairav is located in Devghat, Nepal.Batuk Bhairav is a manifestation of God Shiva and the Linga can be found beneath the shelter of the Peepal tree.Several Poojas and Homams are conducted at this temple as it is well known for getting rid of the malicious effects of Rahu and Saturn (Shani) such as health issues, strains in relationships, job related tension and various other hardships.Thus,rituals conducted at this temple are highly valuable to those going through Rahu or Shani Maha Dasa and are seeking to rid themselves of its vile effects. Online Poojas can be performed wherein the devotees worship can be shown by feeding the dogs every Saturday. An act as minimalistic as this is said to be the solution for all the problems plaguing devotees and the wheel of fortune will eternally spin in the favor of devotees.The deity at this temple is the most frequently worshipped form of God Bhairava.Apart from Batuk Bhairav form which is like child, the other manifestations of Bhairav have a horrifying appearance. A dog which represents Dharma is seen beside God Batuk Bhairav. Black dogs are often revered as an incarnation of God Bhairav.Kaal and Akash Bhairav are some of the the other manifestations of God Bhairav.The ancient Shakti Sangam Tantra relates the legend behind the child like form of Batuk Bhairav.Once upon a time a terrifying demon named Aapat had conquered immense power which it began using to terrorize the gods. Trying to think of a remedy for their misfortune, all the gods gathered in one spot when a dazzling flash of light dashed out from their forms and was manifested as Batuk Bahirav who killed the atrocious demon.Thus, the child acquired the name Aapat Uddharak Batuk Bhairav
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Wish fulfillment
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.